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Friday’s Music Roundup

CONTINUALLY UPDATED: All you need to know about music today -- plus songs and videos.

[Updated: 5:56 P.M.]

NEWS:

    YEAH YEAH YEAHS to Play ‘Fever to Tell’ Album at ATP Fest
    NYC trio will perform their 2003 release track-by-track this December in England. [NME]
    DIPLO Talks New M.I.A. Album
    Producer says M.I.A.’s new material is like “Gucci Mane meets Animal Collective.” [Pitchfork]
    JAY-Z Announces 2010 Tour Dates
    Young Jeezy opens 14-date trek, which kicks off in February. [MTV]
    JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE In Talks for ‘Yogi Bear’ Movie
    Pop star may voice the character of Boo-Boo. [Variety]
    BABYSHAMBLES Debut 6 New Songs at Secret London Gig
    Pete Doherty and Co. also covered Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean”! [NME]
    ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN Scrap U.S. Tour
    Cancelation “due to unreasonable demands” by the IRS. [Bunnymen]
    He Says, She Says: CHRIS BROWN Vs. Rihanna
    WATCH: The pop stars and former lovers discuss the February assault in revealing new interviews. [SPIN]
    OF MONTREAL Working on New Album
    Eternal Sunshine soundtrack mastermind Jon Brion will produce. [Twitter]
    AEROSMITH to Replace STEVEN TYLER?
    SPIN picks nine singers to fill his skin-tight leather pants. [SPIN]
    LADY GAGA Details Monster Ball Tour
    “It’s part pop, part performance art, part fashion installation,” says “Poker Face” singer. [MTV]
    PET SHOP BOYS Cover COLDPLAY
    Electro group reinterpret “Viva La Vida” on new Christmas release. [Gigwise]
    JAY-Z and ALICIA KEYS Record “Empire State of Mind Part 2″
    The sequel — featuring a new verse from Jay — will appear on Keys’ album The Element of Freedom. [MTV]
    PAVEMENT Planning Best-Of Compilation
    Album may feature audio of the first radio show the band ever played, says guitarist Spiral Stairs. [NME]
    PIXIES Play Complete ‘Dolittle’ Album
    The influential indie band performed its classic release in Hollywood. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: EDITORS’ First New Tune
    Frontman Tom Smith talks about his band’s new direction on “In This Light & On This Evening.” [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: PIXIES Give Away Free Live EP!
    Get three Doolittle tracks and a B-side from the band’s Oct. 16 gig in Paris. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: New GRIZZLY BEAR Video!
    Brooklyn band get weird with multicolored claymation creatures in “Ready, Able” vid. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE Play ‘Jimmy Kimmel’
    Brit songstress performs “Rabbit Hear (Raise It Up),” off her breakout release, Lungs. [YouTube]
    WATCH: MONSTERS OF FOLK Rock Out with THE ROOTS on ‘Fallon’
    House band help James / Oberst / Ward / Mogis supergroup flesh out “Dear God.” [Prefix Mag]
    WATCH: WHITE RABBITS Rock ‘Jimmy Kimmel’
    Brooklyn band play “Percussion Gun” off their latest album, It’s Frightening. [YouTube]
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